Professional Community for Automotive Marketers, Car Dealers, OEM and Suppliers
1.First find out relevant and industry related discussion forum which having some positive feed back online,where most of the industry expert’s speaks or participate or follow.
2.Go through the admin rule’s before engage with the forum directly, because POPULAR forum always maintain strict policy to avoid unnecessary spamming.
3.Create your profile with your name or your brand name which you want to shine on the Forums,if forum allowing you to use image, then use original brand image or your snap to make it real.Use your website address on your profile.If signature links are allowed then use keyword rich signature with a brief description which followed by your brand.Introduce yourself with some brief description within relevant introduction thread.
4.Actively participate on popular thread’s and add your valuable expertise suggestion on particular thread,please avoid “this thread is great..nice information” sort of thread reply to get one signature links.Just validate your forum participation with your expertise.
5.Always try to help people,those who looking for suggestion,and you have the answer,that way you can connect with the forum participant’s and engage with them ,grow your professional network and promote your brand existence!
6.Always update relevant forum discussion with helpful latest news or information,because everyone interested on fresh information…
7.Use welcome message by using your brand on your profile.
8.Always answer,if some one specified any question on particular discussion.Appreciate if some is talking in a correct direction even he is new user on a forum….I saw several times, some old fellow try to demote you and criticize you just to show their existence,so strict on your point if you are correct and if you are wrong some reason..then confess it openly.
9.Share the popular discussion form on your social network,that more people know about your skills or aware about your brand activity.
10.Try participate on recent topics with your valuable thought,for an example if you belongs to SEO field…then take a participation on “Google panda related thread” or panda solution….but be sure you arr knowledgeable enough to pass your participation otherwise it could impact your name or brand negatively…
Those are the basic points for forum participation which eventually help you to grow your brand and get some good back links and enhance more qualified traffic from search engines as we know after panda up gradation Google emphasized valuable forum discussion threads on top of SERP.